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Star Wars™: Women of the Galaxy

Star Wars™: Women of the Galaxy

New book features 75 characters, 110 all-new pieces of art

They are heroes and villains, Sith and Jedi, senators and scoundrels, mothers, mercenaries, artists, pilots…

The women of the Star Wars galaxy drive its stories and saga forward at every level. This beautifully illustrated, fully authorized book profiles 75 fascinating female characters from across films, fiction, comics, animation, and games. Featuring Leia Organa, Rey, Ahsoka Tano, Iden Versio, Jyn Erso, Rose Tico, Maz Kanata, and many more, each character is explored through key story beats, fresh insights, and behind-the-scenes details by author Amy Ratcliffe. Also showcasing more than 100 all-new illustrations by a dynamic range of female and non-binary artists― with some characters illustrated for the first time.

STAR WARS: WOMEN OF THE GALAXY is an inspiring celebration of the characters that help create a galaxy far, far away.

Contributing artists:

  • Alice X. Zhang
  • Amy Beth Christenson
  • Annie Stoll
  • Annie Wu
  • Christina Chung
  • Cryssy Cheung
  • Eli Baumgartner
  • Elsa Charretier
  • Geneva Bowers
  • Jennifer Aberin Johnson
  • Jen Bartel
  • Jenny Parks
  • Karen Hallion
  • Little Corvus
  • Sara Alfageeh
  • Sara Kipin
  • Sarah Wilkinson
  • Viv Tanne

About the Author
Amy Ratcliffe
is the managing editor of Nerdist and a contributor to StarWars.com, and has written for outlets such as Star Wars Insider and IGN. She’s a host at Star Wars Celebration and cohosts the Lattes with Leia podcast. When she's not visiting a galaxy far, far away, she lives in Los Angeles.

Art from the book also appears on Star Wars®: Women of the Galaxy Notebook Collection, which features three lined notebooks with a different character on each cover. ISBN: 9781452173733, $12.95

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For more information, review copies, or to interview author Amy Ratcliffe, contact April Whitney, e: april_whitney@chroniclebooks.com, p:415.537.4253.

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April Whitney Senior Publicist<br><b>Star Wars™: Women of the Galaxy</b><br> By Amy Ratcliffe <br>ISBN: 9781452166315<br>232 pp, full-color illos.<br><b>On Sale: October 30, 2018</b><br>$29.95, Chronicle Books
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